Bird of prey

Starlight Noel-ArmentaEnvironmental Protection Partner Award: The University of Arizona’s (UA) School of Natural Resources and the Environment was honored for its long-standing collaboration with TEP to protect large birds from electrical lines and equipment through the Raptor Protection Program. The TEP-UA partnership to protect birds of prey and preserve the delicate desert ecosystem has spanned more than 20 years. UA wildlife biologists and researchers identify areas of raptor activity and nesting and, based on their recommendations, TEP installs protective equipment to reduce and prevent the number of hawks and owls injured or killed by energized lines.

This episode made possible by the generous support of Tucson Electric Power